Education in Emergencies (EiE)
This is a self-paced learning experience. You will be able to stop and start the module at your convenience.
In this module, students will learn about the role that education plays in an emergency situation, and explore the different geographical contexts and types of emergencies. They will understand the various actors, roles, and authorities involved in EiE responses, as well as the tools, policies, and treaties that have been developed to guide EiE responses. In this module students will be asked to consider how questions of identity and inclusion affect those who provide education, as well as those who participate as learners
Throughout this module, you will learn from working professionals who have contributed through video as well as authored the text. In addition to watching videos and reading text, you will interact with the content, in various ways, through sliders that reveal information as you move, hotspots on an image, a variety of question styles (both graded and ungraded), and more.
Duration to complete module: 4-6 hours approximately. If using a mobile device to review the module, use the browser on your device. Do not access through the Canvas app.
By the end of this module, you will be able to:
Trace the development of education in emergencies as a core area of humanitarian action, and discuss key policies and frameworks that anchor education in emergencies from global to local scales.
Identify the perspectives and roles of various stakeholders related to the provision of education in emergencies.
Reflect on the impact of emergencies on the learning environments and multi-sectoral responses to education in emergencies.
- Explain how emergencies affect teaching and learning for students and what factors should be considered in EiE responses.
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